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Welcome to Flute Frenzy!

Updated: Nov 17

In this section you will find general information about the Flute Frenzy organization and details of Flute Frenzy activities.


You have joined one of the most unique non-profit associations in the area, where flutists of all ages play flutes of all sizes. Flutists will rehearse with others in their age group, with rehearsals sometimes

overlapping to play music together with other groups.

Many concerts will include performances by all ensembles.



Materials you will need:





The Flute Frenzy handbook contains all of the information you need to know as a member of Flute Frenzy, including policies for attendance, dress for concerts, lists of the board members, and answers to most of the questions you might ask.


2021-2022 FF Handbook
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Where we meet:


Due to the present situation with the Covid 19 pandemic, we are being very careful at our rehearsals and concerts. Flutists must use a Win-D-Fender, and piccolos, bass flutes and contrabass flutes must use shields during rehearsals and performances.

Our rehearsal site is a huge room where we can space ourselves adequately.



Historic Triangle Messmer Community Services

312 Waller Mill Road

Williamsburg, VA 23185

https://www.communityservicescenter.com/



Individuals who are out of town or have any symptoms of illness should plan to attend rehearsal through Zoom at this link:


Meeting ID: 822 9833 4197

Passcode: FF202122


One tap mobile:

+13126266799,,82298334197#,,,,*44027267# US (Chicago)

+16465588656,,82298334197#,,,,*44027267# US (New York)


When we meet:


Typical Wednesday rehearsal schedule:


5:15-6:45 p.m. Capriccio (high-school)

5:30-6:45 p.m. Prelude (middle-school)

7:00-8:45 p.m. Fantasia (college and beyond)


The rehearsal immediately prior to a concert performance is the "Dress Rehearsal." Schedules may be adjusted for this rehearsal to provide time to rehearse all of the repertoire. Please be flexible.


The rehearsal/performance calendar is continually adjusted as requests come in for performances from the various ensembles, The calendar on this page will be updated regularly.


Calendar:


2021-22 FF Planning Calendar 9.3.2021
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Flute Frenzy owned instruments will be assigned to one individual only for a concert preparation period. If you wish to borrow the instrument to practice it at home, please fill out the form below and read carefully before signing. A board member will also need to sign the form before you can take the instrument home. You will need to take responsibility for caring for the instrument properly, including cleaning as outlined in the handbook, as well as on the document below. Submit this form to the treasurer, Cherry Robinson.

Agreement - Borrowing FF-Owned Flutes 11-16-21 FINAL
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How to Sanitize Your Instrument
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Music:


Your director will select and provide music for you. Most of the time you will receive this by email or via a link to a folder of music. This music needs to be printed, hole-punched, and secured in your binder, and brought to every rehearsal and performance.


2021-2022 Fantasia sheet music link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0o2jyjq7aqg0xrz/AAB7eLbmveNFDf-0c2aA-G4qa?dl=0

2021-2022 Fantasia practice track link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/isg5yfeil0sv6dt/AACziSjDfJIscYyPTgCz0PLXa?dl=0

2021 Holiday individual part practice track signup:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094CADA829A6FF2-individual

2021 Holiday small ensemble sheet music:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lqcl17v5ujgmk6i/AABeX9uygIfYehAxzmYn-av8a?dl=0



Other Important Links:


All member families are asked to volunteer in some capacity to make the year flow smoothly. Here is a volunteer sign-up:


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094CADA829A6FF2-20212022


For each concert you are asked to make the commitment in advance.

Any changes in availability need to be reported 6 weeks in advance of a concert performance.

Here is the commitment sign-up for the Winter concert on December 10. All ensembles will perform on this concert.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094CADA829A6FF2-2021


Holiday Small ensembles sign-up:


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094CADA829A6FF2-williamsburg


Fantasia special help sessions, for individuals and/or small ensembles:


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FADA62FA0FBCE9-holiday


December 10 concert audience protocols and Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention signup:


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094CADA829A6FF2-concert





Flute Frenzy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association. Board meetings take place monthly, usually on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Please take any concerns about the organization to a board member, names of which are listed in the handbook. Edgardo Santiago, President of the Board, can be contacted at: esantiago315@aol.com


Spread the word about our organization, Invite new members of all ages to join. Invite friends and family to our concerts. Word of mouth is always the best advertisement. We are thrilled you have joined the Flute Frenzy family! 2021-2022 will be a fabulous year!

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